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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
moments we'll remember tomorrow. >> the moderator tonight, jim lehrer from pbs. he's moderated 12 debates, more than anybody else. here he is right now. >> good evening, from the magnus arena at the university of denver in denver, colorado. i'm jim lehrer of the pbs news hour and i welcome you to the first of the 2012 presidential debates, between president barack obama, the democratic nominee, and former massachusetts governor mitt romney, the republican nominee. this debate, and the next three, two presidential, one vice presidential, are sponsored by the commission on presidential debates. tonight's 90 minutes will be about domestic issues. and will follow a format designed by the commission. there will be six roughly 15-minute segments, with two-minute answers for the first question, then open discussion for the remainder of each segment. thousands of people offered suggestions on questions, via the internet and other means, but i made the final selections and, for the record, they were not submitted for approval to the commission or the candidates. the segments, as i announced, in ad
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
. >> reporter: romney spoke directly to the president in his answers. obama spoke mostly to the moderator, jim lehrer of pbs. >> we still have trillion dollar deficits. the cbo says we'll have a trillion dollar deficit each of the next four years. >> reporter: these two men, they are virtually strangers to each other personally. they've only met in person three times before tonight. most recently, in passing, on a debate stage in new hampshire way back in 2008, when republicans followed democrats in debate three days before the primaries. and there was this brief encounter on the campaign trail in 2007. >> good luck to you today. >> reporter: and while they have both reached the pinnacle of party politics, they are so different. their talents and their paths to power and their debate styles. so much at stake on that stage tonight. this showdown comes at what might be the critical moment in this campaign. a hinge of political history. polls show the race tightening, just 34 days left in this campaign. and you can already sense in the crowds the special energy of the home stretch. but tonight, s
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
challenge each other. jim lehrer could directly challenge them. but they really don't know. >> it is going to be such an exciting night. and a reminder that george and i will be right here with you and the abc news team, ready to react and analyze and fact check. one-on-one, the candidates debate, 9:00 p.m. eastern, 6:00 central. >>> and we move on now on "world news" because we have two developing stories from overseas. tonight in syria, the city of aleppo, their new york city, four car bombs killed nearly 40 people. eyewitnesses describe what felt like a series of earthquakes, giant buildings flattened. and here, a square before and after, you can see there, reduced to rubble. >>> and, in iran, something we rarely see. clashes in the streets of tehran, as hundreds of protesters take on their own government. outraged over the collapse of the iranian currency. it's taken a nose dive in the past week, down 40%. and that is a record low. and that is proof, economists say, that tough sanctions by the u.s. government, because of iran's nuclear program, are taking hold. >>> and now, we turn to
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
, instead of jim lehrer. >> whatever it takes to keep american's attention. >>> foreign news this morning, u.n. security council is condemning syria after artillery strike on a turkish border town that killed five civilians. syria apologized. fears of cross border war triggered protests. police used tear gas and water cannons to barack reak up prote thousands. >>> struggling to put out a wildfire. the fire fueled by bone dry conditions quickly scorched 150 acres. some people in shelton, 40 miles from seattle, were forced from their homes. others were put on notice to be ready to get out. >>> american airlines is canceling dozens of flights just before the holiday weekend. as it scrambles to fix loose passenger seats. airline executives are not blaming the problem on its own work force. they claim it is a combination of wear, poor design and spilled soda, can you believe that, causing seat clamps to fail. the repairs should be repaired by monday. >> be careful with your sodas. >>> major financial headline this morning, record low rates for mortgage loans. the rates fell for a second week in a
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
. [ applause ] it's the simple things. moderator for the debate last night was jim lehrer of pbs and jim was as in control of this evening as a replacement referee. >> we do have to lower the cost of health care. not just in medicare -- >> talk about that in a minute. >> but overall. >> all i want to do -- >> let's get back to medicare. >> my experience is the private sector, typically -- >> all right, just so everybody understands, we're way over our first 15 minutes. >> the president began this segment, so, i think i get the last word, so i'm going to take it. >> this is a major difference that governor romney and i have. >> we're running out of time. >> jim. >> respond to that. >> two minutes is up, sir. >> no, i think i had five seconds before you interrupted me. >> i have to respond to that, which is, my experience as a governor. >> let's look at this. >> romney earlier mentioned. >> like anything that's been tried before. >> well, bring down rates -- >> commission. >> i heard the romney clan. >> from the university of denver, i'm jim lehrer. >> and back into retirement. just wanted
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
's senior national correspondent jim avila tells us. >> reporter: boston's logan field -- one of american's boeing 757s, 47 of which, nearly half the fleet taken out of service today. as the troubled airline tries to make sure no more of its coach seats come loose in flight -- as they have three separate times. >> the seats are loose. >> we're not sure if it is a mechanical failure or a human failure. >> reporter: american saying today it has identified the problem -- because seats came loose in one case, flipping passengers on their backs. the seats came in rows of three. the row is held to the floor with a cadle clamp. that was improperly installed. >> on the safety side of the situation, american's doing haul that it can do right now to ensure that the seats are being looked at and installed as correctly as possible. >> reporter: american says the investigation is still underway, but so far the airline cannot give a solid answer as to why now. these seats have been in use for up to 20 years, and never come loose before. aviation sources say the last eyes and hands on the saddle clamps
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
correspondent jim avila now telling us the latest. >> reporter: diane, american tonight grounded half its fleet of 757s, its domestic long-range workhorse, taken out of service for a second round of faa monitored fixes to prevent passenger seats from becoming dislodged in the air. at one point, one of them even turned over backwards into the row behind it. the airline's engineering team decided the locking mechanism that skurps the seat to the floor must be enhanced. it's another setback for american which suffered record delays in september, claiming its pilots intentionally caused delays twice as often as its competito competitors, something the pilots' union denied. this is now a safety issue. the cements on three flights came unhinged. just yesterday, american said it finished its inspections but now is ordering mechanics to fix the seats again, wherever the 48 planes involved land next, anywhere in the country. a move that will cause cancellations and more delays through saturday, for american. diane? >> all right, jim, thank you, on this breaking news. >>> and now, we have a number of fin
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
sentencing for sexual abuse and abc senior national correspondent jim avila to tell us what he's saying. >> reporter: good evening, diane. tomorrow is judgment day to sentence jerry sandusky to life and live out the rest of his days in prison. tonight in a highly unorthodox move he put out a daring statement to the penn state college radio station, on the tape he defiantly accuses his victims of lying and insists he is an innocent man. >> i'm responding to the worst loss of my life. first i looked at myself. over and over i asked why? why didn't we have a fair opportunity to prepare for trial? why have so many people suffered as a result of false allegations. what's the purpose? maybe it will help others. some vulnerable children who could be abused might not be as a result of all the publicity. that would be nice, but i'm not sure about it. i would cherish the opportunity to become a candle for others as they have been a light for me. they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster, they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
were just ten feet away. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila was there. >> reporter: this is what three months in the slammer can do to a man. jerry sandusky has lost weight, his skin turned gray and his gregarious, everyone's pal persona, shrunken inward. the arrogance, gone. >> he did not have that annoying grin. he is a defeated man today. >> reporter: and that was before the judge lowered the boom -- not a day less than 30 years, as many as 60. >> he will not get out until he is 97 or 98 years old. so he's going to die in prison. >> reporter: his wife, dottie, in court for support. sandusky complained about the verdict, and in a defiant but trembling voice, proclaimed innocence. "i feel a need to talk. i didn't do these alleged disgusting acts." a more emotional echo of what we heard him say in a public statement release to the penn state radio station. >> they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. >> reporter: but in court sandusky would not have the last word. three of his ten victims confronted him face to face. victim five, "i'm haunte
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
's where president obama and mitt romney will face off on stage. one moderator, jim leher the moderator. >>> also, in this half hour, in this first half, a new showdown is heating up. a tree that almost killed, well, mcsteamy as you know him from "grey's anatomy." a tree fell on her from the next door neighbor's yard. a big legal battle brewing. >>> first, we're going to get to the latest trouble for american airlines. a story we first brought you on "good morning america." another flight was forced to make an emergency landing last night. and abc's jim avila has been tracking all of the developments. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. american pilots could be at the bargaining table as early as today. bringing to an end, the problems for the airline. this morning, the embattled american airlines under the microscope again. >> i have a gear unsafe flight. >> reporter: another american flight forced to make an emergency landing after an apparent mid-flight maintenance issue. flight 1862, travelling from dallas to st. louis tuesday, turned around after the landing ge
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 11:35pm EDT
got in a relationship with jim carrey at the time and really allowed my mind to get caught up in, you know -- >> reporter: the romance. >> the romance, to numb, to numb really what i was going through. >> reporter: she turns 40 next month and after a long-term relationship with carrey and recently are brian urlacher, mccarthy is single again. she still doesn't believe in god, but that doesn't mean she's given up on her wild side. you constantly break this sexy girl stereotype by being smart and savvy and then you go and pose for playboy again. >> crazy. >> reporter: what's up with that? >> stereotyping is the biggest mistake you can ever do on anybody. i am an amazing mother. i am an amazing, i think, author and workhorse. and i'm also an amazing, like, fun, want to be sexy kind of girl. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm juju chang in chicago. >> the amazing jenny mccarthy. thanks to juju for that. >>> next up, lions and tiger and monkeys, oh, my. we meet the team confronting out of control pet owners whose predators would be lurking in your neck of theed woos. [ male announcer ] you
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
the problem. here's abc's jim avila. >> reporter: american has grounded half its fleet of 757s, its domestic long-range workhorse, taking out for a second round of faa monitored fixes to prevent passenger seats from becoming dislodged in the air. the airline engineering team decided the locking mechanism that secures the seats to the floor, must be enhanced. >> we have a unique situation of a track that had become somewhat worn. and it was where some soda spilled down over time and allowed the seats to become dislodged. >> reporter: another setback for american airlines which suffered record delays in september, for what it claims were labor troubles. claiming its pilots intentionally caused delays twice as often as competitors. the seat issue ratcheted up the airline's troubles. the seats on three flights had come unhinged. earlier this week, american said it finished its inspections. but it's ordering mechanics to fix the seats again, wherever the 48 planes involved land next. a move that will cause cancellations and more delays until saturday. >>> sources tell abc news that federal invest
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
? >> that was awesome. we pretty much just killed it, i guess. >> reporter: president jim wall is a surrogate parent to the missionaries who are only allowed to call home twice a year, even though they pay most of their own way. missionaries are required to turn in receipts for everything down to their gas miles. >> i think if i were a corporation, i'd hire a missionary, because they have such good training. >> reporter: the missionaries work in pairs. why do you keep these two young men together? they can't split apart except when they go to the bathroom. >> it's just for safety's sake. somebody didn't wave a magic wand and take away all the dumb. once in awhile, they make bad choices. when you are with a companion, it's harder to make really bad choices. >> what do you think, skip? >> reporter: the rules are strict. no el the vision, no personal phone calls, no coffee or tea. elder dustin looks nothing like his old i.d. photo and they dress up even in the heat. >> we always wake up, try to be up by, before 6:30. >> in the name of jesus christ, amen. >> reporter: by evening, they are ready for a ho
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
some planes out of service until they can be checked. abc's jim avila has more. >> reporter: no one can remember this happening before, not passengers, so rattled they didn't want to be identified. >> the seats flipped backwards and so -- people were -- essentially on the laps of the passengers behind them with, with their legs up in the air. >> reporter: not aviation experts. >> i have never seen anything like that in all my years, 30 years of covering the airline industry. >> reporter: no one can remember airline seats disconnecting from the cabin floor. now it happen twice in three days abrd two american airlines 757s. >> during climb out, rows, passenger seats row 12, d, e, f, came loose. >> reporter: flight 685, boston to miami diverted in mid flight declaring an emergency, landing at jfk in new york because a row of seats had disengaged from its rails. on a nearly full flight. one of the displaced passengers is moved to the flight attendant's jump seat. fearing turbulence en route, the captain decides to land before the loose row becomes an in flight missile. >> we don't want that
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
found more loose seats on more planes. jim avila has more on this. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. everything is on stake for american airlines, as passengers wonder what is next after a trash of seat disconnects in midair. american airlines on the offensive this morning after reports of yet another plane, this time an american flight from vail to dallas last wednesday, having rows of seats come loose. the third report in less than a week. >> we have seats loose in the back. and we need to return to base. >> reporter: the airline insisting those frightening maintenance issues, forcing at least two of the jumbo jets to abort their trip, have nothing to do with the airline's bankruptcy or labor troubles. >> this is a mechanical issue. it's not related to anything despite all of the rumors and speculation. >> reporter: that may not be enough for frightened passengers for this woman, too skiddish to allow her face to be shown. >> the seat flipped backwards. so, people were essentially on the laps of the passengers behind them with their legs up in the air. >> report
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
of the problem with seats coming loose. abc's jim avila reports. >> reporter: boston's logan field, one of american's boeing 757s, 47 of which nearly the half the fleet taken out of service as the troubled airline tries to make sure no more of its coach seats come loose in flight, as they have three separate times. >> our seats, 14 abc i think are totally disconnected. >> somehow in the installation process of our seats we introduced a failure. not sure mechanical failure or human failure. >> reporter: american saying it identified what caused three flights to be aborted in mid flight because seats came loose. in one case, flipping passengers on their backs. the seats came in rows of three. and the row is held to the floor with what is called a saddle clamp. it is that clamp that was improperly installed on the planes where the seats disengaged. >> on the safety side of this particular situation, american is doing all that it can do to ensure that the seats are -- are being looked at and making sure they're installed as correctly as they're supposed to be. >> reporter: american says the
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
with loose seats. and as jim avila reports, federal officials are already investigationing two other flights with the very same issue. >> during climbout, rows passenger seats, row 12 came loose on the floor. >> reporter: american airlines flight 685, from boston to miami, diverted in mid flight, declaring an emergency and landing at jfk in new york, because a row of seats had disengaged from its rail on nearly a pull flight. one of the displaced passengers is moved to the flight attendants' jump seat. but fearing turbulence en route, the captain decides to land before the loose row becomes an in-flight missile. >> we don't want that thing flying around and hurt the passengers behind it. the seat is loose. and can rotate pretty quickly. >> reporter: a second american flight, from jfk, this time, to miami, turned back after takeoff because of loose seats. elevating americans' struggles from inconvenience, to safety concerns. >> i think it could be sabotage. or it could just be sloppiness. but either way, it's kind of a disaster for the airline. >> reporter: american is in the middle of a labo
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
took at the sesame street bird.ter big >> jim, i'm sorry, i will stop the subsidies to pbs. i love big bird and i like you, not keep spending things and boring money from china to pay for it >> . several big bird accounts popped up on twitter last night. one of them include a picture of the sesame street character holding a sign saying "will work food." that accounts has received $22,000 overnight. >> we don't want to see a big burden lose his job. >> absolutely. he has been working on sesame street for so long d doing good job. awesome. >> a spokesperson from twitter presidential debate is tweeted about a political event in u.s. history. with abc 7 for complete the presidential race and look for updates at wjla.com. >> a developing story from fairfax county. a teenager's family members desperate for clues into what led to his disappearance. 17-year-old bryan glenn was last morning dropping his brother offense school. police later found his car at a park, but no sign of the teenager. john gonzalez is live this morning at woodson high school. is a student and was last seen. >> that's ri
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
' lives >> jim johnson gave up 19 home innings. 68 -- 19 runs. new york ended up winning game 7-2. >> and the rest took a two-game giants. >> and it was drew brees breaking record with atas touchdown pass. here's more on the redskins game now. nationals first postseason game since 1933. rg3 took a hard hit. did not set up easily. he buys himself some time and himself, trying to get a first down. was leveled. he laid on the ground for a while. just was hit really hard. he underwent concussion tests. concussion.a mild the redskins lost 24-17. then the talk was centered on him. >> i was not even sure what the was. i knew that he had a mild concussion. says i can come up when they need me. the nationals take the lead, 3-2.ng they will play at 4:30 this afternoon. day.a great >> thanks so much. the news continues at 5:30. >> friends and family not giving the search for a hasfax county teenager who ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
home run off jim johnson. a shot to left field. johnson admitted he made some mistakes. the yankees won 7-2. the manager said it just wasn't johnson's night. >> it was tough going. jimmy has been great for us all year and will be. and i just was not his night -- tonight just was not his night. >> the nationals play this afternoon at 4:30. >> still another half-hour of "good morning washington"ahead. >> the capitol dome looks hey, what are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first my energy independence policy means more than three million new jo. many of them in manufacturing. myx tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class anand for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china and
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
could swing away. the series is tied at one game apiece. johnson back to form jim johnson. they are at one game apiece. the series continues on wednesday. will finish it in new york. the houston texans remain unbeaten. they defeated the new york jets, 23-17. mark sanchez struggling again. having trouble with the offense. mchenry has a look at the nationals in st. louis. the nationals are back in town. they and the cardinals played yesterday. they're getting set for tomorrow's game. nationals in aholt at. ryan zimmerman tried to change and makes it 7-2. that gives you hope. danny espinoza hits a fly ball. espinoza was robbed of a great hit. then carlos ball tran -- be crushes a solo shot. >> unfortunately, we go home. >> that's a look at sports. have a great day. >> it's 5:27 writedowns, 46 degrees. continues at 5:30. >> new developments in the ongoing debate over same-sex n maryland. which group now is launching a new ad in support of ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head sta
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
correspondent, jim avila, has been on this story from the beginning. jim, if nothing else, they think they've solved the problem this time. >> reporter: good morning, josh. two important things for american passengers to note this morning. first of all, american says, they have, indeed, found the cause. and are now retrofitting all of those 757s with an additional lock, a bolt, that will bolt the seats to the floor and make sure they don't slip around anymore. three of them did in three, separate flights during the week in the last few days. one of them, even flipping the seats back into the row behind them. the second important thing to note, as you say, this will mean lots of delays and cancellations. in fact, nearly 100 cancellations the last 2 days. they'll continue through saturday, maybe into sunday. and then, though, american airlines says, the good news is, it will all be fixed and things will get back to normal. josh? >> that's very good news, indeed. jim avila, thank you for that. >>> investigators now say it's possible that the border patrol agent killed on duty near the arizona
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
on 45 counts of sexual abuse. sandusky still insists he's innocent. abc's jim avila has been covering this story from the start. he's outside the pennsylvania courtroom, where sandusky will appear later today. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. we expect from his attorneys and also from his public statement last night that jerry sandusky will be defiant and also unapologetic this morning. and now, abc news has obtained a portion of what one of his victims is expected to tell the judge. from victim 5 this morning, i hope and pray when your honor sentences mr. sandusky, you consider the real harm he's done to me and others and take into account the tears, the pain and anguish that i and others have suffered. clearly, this will not be an ordinary sentencing. >> i'm responding to the worst loss of my life. >> reporter: jerry sandusky, firing back for the first time since he was found guilty of 45 counts of sexual abuse against children. the former penn state coach, now says he didn't get a fair trial. says he has been unjustly treated like a monster. in a statement rele
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 2:30am EDT
feeling in a moderator pressure to do better than jim layer, and i am sure -- >> it would be difficult to not perform better. >> the president had a lack luster night, and you turn around and get the jobs report and unemployment fell and that was a boost, and the psychological threshold of it being alow 8%, which is where it was when he took office. and a wild ten days in the race. >> and joe biden getting advice from david axelrod, the strategic adviser for obama, to alleviate some of the same costly mistakes. >> paul ryan must be a little nervous for the first national debate. he's going up against a 40-year vet. >>> the race in connecticut is close. it has been particularly nasty. their debate is no different. >> i think obama care was put into place to bring down the cost curve on health care, and that's not what's happening. insurance premiums are going up. the cost of health care is going up. we're going to add about 10 million more people to our health care rolls. >> let's fix the bill and make it right and not repeal it and the ma thaul gee that you can preserve all ltd good pa
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
of denver in colorado, it was moderated by jim lehrer from pbs and sponsored by mountain dew code red. they have sponsors. this is the first debate, it's key because if a candidate does well, they can sometimes go on to become president. so, you really want to have a good showing. the debate, i think, it's still happening right now as we tape the show. the candidates decided who would get to speak first tonight via a coin toss, which was confusing for mitt romney, they had to explain what a coin was. he had never seen one before. [ laughter ] and it also happens to be, tonight happens to be the obama's 20th wedding anniversary. that seems very convenient. honey, i'd love to go to the ballet with you, but i'm debating mitt romney that night. hey, mitt, help me out, will you? [ laughter ] according to "the new york times," team romney has been working on what they call zingers for mitt to use tonight. just an fyi, if you call it a zinger, probably isn't one. we got some zingers, we got some whimsy, we've got some farcical remarks tonight. romney has reportedly been rehearsing these for
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
from them? no. >> reporter: the debate was moderated in a zen, low-key style we pbs's jim lehrer. when he included funding to be cut, he included lehrer's orrin programming. >> i like big bird. i like you, too. but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> reporter: it was a debate full of numbers and domestic policy details. >> if the tax plan he described were a tax plan i would support, absolutely not. i'm not looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> now, five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big, bold idea is, never mind. >> reporter: george, up until last night, the obama campaign had succeeded in turning this from a referendum on president obama to a choice. and they were painting mitt romney as an unacceptable alternative. but that dynamic seemed to change last night. it seemed to be very much a referendum on president obama. and mitt romney presented himself as a credible alternati alternative. george? >> that's what mitt romney wanted. >>> let's get the view from the romney camp right now. david muir covers the r
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